The Brig, The Bear & The Waves
This Italian porcelain tile mosaic is 10 ft in diameter and is located in West Seattle.
The tiles were hydrocut into shapes to represent and draw upon the peninsula's unique heritage.
"Alaska" comes from the Aleut word "alaxsxaq", meaning "that which the sea breaks against" The USCS Brig Fauntleroy, was named by Lt. Davidson to honor the father of his fiancé, Ellinor Fauntleroy, as was Fauntleroy Cove and hence Fauntleroy Way SW
Crossroad - a turning point, a moment of decision. In mythology it may represent "a location between the worlds"